Deciding our Future
NO to the Free Trade Agreement with the EU!
We, the undersigned organisations – human rights organisations, trade unions, peasant farmer organisations, indigenous people’s organisations, Afro-descendants, victims of armed conflict, students’ organisations, women’s organisations, environmental and development organisations – wish to see a transformation in the existing relations between the European Union (EU) and Latin America. We stand in favour of trade relations based on complementarity and rights-based, inclusive development for all regions. We believe that the free trade agreement (FTA) negotiated by the EU with Peru and Colombia, and also proposed for Ecuador and Bolivia, is heading in the opposite direction, taking into account that: